Friday, November 29, 2013

Stairs in Argentino Hotel, Piriapolis

The Argentino Hotel was built in the late 1920s and finished in 1930 to cater to high-class tourism. It is still a very impressive building, probably very expensive to keep in good shape these days. Started by Piria himself. and almost finished by what came later.

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To me, it is those old stairs and vitrals what keeps the magic inside the place.Can you imagine the ladies going down to the ballroom in their gowns?

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I wish that the whole of the hotel was restored, but it will take time and a lot of paying patrons. In the meantime, if you go there, please take a look at those stairs.

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Olympus 35SP - FP4+ in DD-X. Every time I pick this old favorite I wonder why I shoot anything else.

1 comment:

  1. Great results from your 35SP. That looks like a place you could revisit many times.